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Publications

FEWLS research at The University of Kansas is committed to publish state-of-the-art research in some of the world's leading peer-reviewed journals in the greater field of sustainable chemistry and engineering. Here, you can find a list of peer-reviewed contributions from our principal investigator.

 

Development of an ammonia pretreatment that creates synergies between biorefineries and advanced biomass logistics models

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Ana Rita C Morais, Jian Zhang, Hui Dong, William G Otto, Thapelo Mokomele, David Hodge, Venkatesh Balan, Bruce E Dale, Rafal M Lukasik, Leonardo da Costa Sousa

Green Chemistry, 2022, 24, 4443 - 4462

In 2022 HOT Article Collection from RSC Green Chemistry

Work highlighted in the issue front cover

Enzymatic Hydrolysis, Kinetic Modeling of Hemicellulose Fraction, and Energy Efficiency of Autohydrolysis Pretreatment Using Agave Bagasse

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Shiva, Rosa M. Rodriguez‑Jasso, Gilver Rosero‑Chasoy, Iosvany Lopez‑Sandin, Ana Rita C. Morais, Héctor A. Ruiz

BioEnergy Research, 2022

Flow-through solvolysis enables production of native-like lignin from biomass

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David G. Brandner, Jacob S. Kruger, Nicholas E. Thornburg, Gregory G. Facas, Jacob K. Kenny, Reagan J. Dreiling, Ana Rita C. Morais, Tom Renders, Nicholas S. Cleveland,  Renee M. Happs, Rui Katahira, Todd B. Vinzant, Daniel G. Wilcox, Yuriy Román-Leshkov and  Gregg T. Beckham

Green Chem., 2021,23, 5437-5441

 

Replacing liquid fossil fuels and hydrocarbon chemical feedstocks with liquid biofuels from large-scale nuclear biorefineries

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C.W.Forsberg, B.E.Dale, D.S.Jones, T.Hossain, A.R.C.Morais, L.M.Wendt

Applied Energy, 2021, 298,117225

Protein Stabilization and Delivery: A Case Study of Invasion Plasmid Antigen D Adsorbed on Porous Silica

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Montoya, N.A., Barr, K.E., Morales, S.V., Umana, J.E., Ny, C., Roth, R.E., Reyes, E.J., Kirchhoff, B.C., Hartman, E.R., Higgins, L.L., Nichol, K.M., Morais, A.R.C., Allgeier, A.M., Gao, P., Picking, W.D, Corbin, D.R., Shiflett, M.B.

Langmuir 2020, 36, 47, 14276–14287

 

Phase Equilibria, Diffusivities, and Equation of State Modeling of HFC-32 and HFC-125 in Imidazolium-Based Ionic Liquids for the Separation of R-410A

Ana Rita C. Morais, Abby N. Harders, Kalin R. Baca, Greta M. Olsen, Bridgette J. Befort, Alexander W. Dowling, Edward J. Maginn, and Mark B. Shiflett

Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2020, 59, 40, 18222–18235

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Viscosity and Density of a Polyol Ester Lubricating Oil Saturated with Compressed Hydrofluoroolefin Refrigerants

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Ana Rita C. Morais, Luke D. Simoni, Mark B. Shiflett, and Aaron M. Scurto

J. Chem. Eng. Data 2020, 65, 9, 4335–4346

Solubility and Diffusivity of Hydrofluoroolefin Refrigerants in a Polyol Ester Lubricant

Ana Rita C. Morais, Luke D. Simoni, Aaron M. Scurto, and Mark B. Shiflett

Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2020, 59, 13, 6279–6287

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Phase equilibrium and diffusivities of hydrofluorocarbons in a synthetic polyol ester lubricant

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Ana Rita C. Morais,Luke D. Simoni,Justin T. Douglas,Aaron M. Scurto,Mark B. Shiflett

AIChE Journal 2020, 66, 7, e16241

Viscosity of 1-Alkyl-1-methylpyrrolidinium Bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide Ionic Liquids Saturated with Compressed CO2

Ana Rita C. Morais, Luis M. Alaras, Donna L. Baek, Robert V. Fox, Mark B. Shiflett, and Aaron M. Scurto

J. Chem. Eng. Data 2019, 64, 11, 4658–4667

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High-Pressure Vapor−Liquid Equilibria of 1-Alkyl-1-Methylpyrrolidinium Bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide Ionic Liquids and CO2

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Tugba Turnaoglu, David L. Minnick, Ana Rita C. Morais, Donna L. Baek, Robert V. Fox, Aaron M. Scurto, and Mark B. Shiflett

J. Chem. Eng. Data 2019, 64, 11, 4668–4678

Insight into the high-pressure CO2 pre-treatment of sugarcane bagasse for a delivery of upgradable sugars

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Fockink, D.H., Morais, A.R.C., Ramos, L.P., Lukasik, R.M.

Energy. 2018. 151, 536-544

 

Lignin transformations for high value applications: towards targeted modifications using green chemistry

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Gillet, S., Aguedo, M., Petitjean L., Morais, A.R.C., da Costa Lopes, A.M, Lukasik, R.M., Anastas, P.

Green Chemistry. 2017. 19, 4200-4233

 

Effective Extraction of Lignin from Elephant Grass Using Imidazole and Its Effect on Enzymatic Saccharification To Produce Fermentable Sugars

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Toscan, A., Morais, A.R.C., Paixão, S.M., Alves, L., Andreaus, J., Camassola, M., Pinheiro Dillon, A.J., Lukasik, R.M.

Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2017, 56, 17, 5138–5145

High-pressure carbon dioxide/water pre-treatment of sugarcane bagasse and elephant grass: Assessment of the effect of biomass composition on process efficiency

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Toscan, A., Morais, A.R.C., Paixão, S.M., Alves, L., Andreaus, J., Camassola, M., Pinheiro Dillon, A.J., Lukasik, R.M.

Bioresource Technology. 2017. 224, 639-647

Selective single-stage xylan-to-xylose hydrolysis and its effect on enzymatic digestibility of energy crops giant reed and cardoon for bioethanol production

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Shatalov, A.A., Morais, A.R.C., Duarte, L.C., Carvalheiro, F.

Industrial Crops and Products. 2017, 95, 104-112

Pre-treatment and extraction techniques for recovery of added value compounds from wastes throughout the agri-food chain

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Arshadi, M., Attard, T.M., Lukasik, R.M., Brncic, M., da Costa Lopes, A.M., Finell, M., Geladi, P., Gerschenson, L.N., Gogus, F., Herrero, M., Hunt, A.J., Ibáñez, E., Kamm, B., Mateos-Aparicio, I., Matias, A., Mavroudis, N.E., Montoneri, E., Morais, A.R.C., Nilsson, C., Papaioannou, E.H., Richel, A., Rupérez, P., Škrbić, B., Solarov, M.B., Švarc-Gajić, J., Waldron, K.W., Yuste-Córdoba, F.J.

Green Chem., 2016,18, 6160-6204

 

A green and efficient approach to selective conversion of xylose and biomass hemicellulose into furfural in aqueous media using high-pressure CO2 as a sustainable catalyst

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Morais, A.R.C., Matuchaki, D.J.M.D., Andreus, J., Bogel-Lukasik, R.

Green Chem., 2016,18, 2985-2994

Highly efficient and selective CO2-adjunctive dehydration of xylose to furfural in aqueous media with THF

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Morais, A.R.C. and Bogel-Lukasik, R.

Green Chem., 2016,18, 2331-2334

Imidazole: Prospect Solvent for Lignocellulosic Biomass Fractionation and Delignification

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Morais, A.R.C., Pinto, V.P., Nunes, D., Roseiro, L.B., Oliveira, M.C., Fortunato, E. and Bogel-Łukasik, R.

ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2016, 4, 3, 1643–1652

Current Pretreatment Technologies for the Development of Cellulosic Ethanol and Biorefineries

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Silveira, M.H.K., Morais A.R.C., da Costa Lopes, A.M., Olekszyszen, D.N., Bogel-Lukasik, R., Andreaus, J. and Pereira, R.L.

ChemSusChem 2015, 8, 3366-3390

 

Selective hydrolysis of wheat straw hemicellulose using high-pressure CO2 as catalyst

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Relvas, F.M., Morais A.R.C., Bogel-Lukasik, R.

RSC Advances 2015, 5, 73935-73944

Kinetic modelling of hemicellulose-derived biomass hydrolysis under high pressure CO2–H2O mixture technology

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Relvas, F.M., Morais A.R.C., Bogel-Lukasik, R.

Journal of Supercritical Fluids 2015, 99, 95-102

Carbon dioxide in biomass processing: contributions to the green biorefinery concept

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Morais A.R.C., da Costa Lopes, A.M., Bogel-Lukasik, R.

Chemical Reviews 2015, 115, 3-17

Chemical and biological-based isoprene production: Green metrics

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Morais, A.R.C., Dworakowska, S., Reis, A., Gouveia, L., Matos, C.T., Bogel-Łukasik, R.

Catalysis Today 2015, 239, 38-43

Integrated conversion of agroindustrial residue with high pressure CO2 within biorefinery concept

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Morais, A.R.C., Mata, A. C., Bogel-Łukasik, R.

Green Chem., 2014,16, 4312-4322

 

Cattle fat valorisation through biofuel production by hydrogenation in supercritical carbon dioxide

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Morais, A.R.C., da Costa Lopes, A.M., Costa, P., Fonseca, I, Nogueira, I.N. Oliveira, A.C. Bogel-Lukasik, R.

RSC Advances. 2014, 4, 61

The phase equilibrium phenomenon in model hydrogenation of oleic acid

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Morais, A.R.C., da Costa Lopes, A.M., Bogel-Lukasik, R.

Monatshefte fuer Chemie/Chemical Monthly 2014, 145, 1555-1560

The CO2-assisted autohydrolysis of wheat straw

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Magalhães da Silva, S.P., Morais, A.R.C., Bogel-Łukasik, R.

Green Chem., 2014,16, 238-246

Ionic Liquids’ cation and anion influence on aromatic amine solubility

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Morais, A.R.C., da Costa Lopes, A.M., Bogel-Łukasik, E., Bogel-Łukasik, R.

Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2013, 52, 41, 14722–14726

 

Green chemistry and the biorefinery concept

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Morais, A.R.C., Bogel-Łukasik, R.

Sustainable Chemical Processes 2013, 1, 18

Solubility of pharmaceutical compounds in ionic liquids

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dos Santos, A.D., Morais, A.R.C., Melo, C., Bogel-Łukasik, R. and Bogel-Łukasik, E.

Fluid Phase Equilibria 2013, 356, 18-29

Ionic liquids as a tool for lignocellulosic biomass fractionation

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da Costa Lopes, A.M., Joao, K.J., Morais, A.R.C., Bogel-Łukasik, E and Bogel-Łukasik, R.

Sustainable Chemical Processes 2013, 7, 129-1-3

Green metrics evaluation of isoprene production by microalgae and bacteria

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Matos, C.T., Gouveia, L., Morais, A.R.C., Reis, A., Bogel-Łukasik, R.

Green Chem., 2013,15, 2854-2864